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COSSA makes 10 suggestions to next Administration for supporting and using social science research

Thompson says US prison population is 'staggeringly high' at about 1.5 million, despite 2% drop for 2015

Levy et al. find Michigan's Medicaid expansion boosted state's economy while increasing number of insured

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2017 PAA Annual Meeting, April 27-29, Chicago

NIH funding opportunity: Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages among Immigrant Populations (R01 and R21), open Jan 2017

Russell Sage 2017 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, June 18-July 1. Application deadline Feb 17.

Russell Sage 2-week workshop on social science genomics, June 11-23, 2017, Santa Barbara

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Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at noon:
Decline of cash assistance and child well-being, Luke Shaefer

Ronald F. Inglehart

Inglehart and World Values Survey cited in WSJ Op Ed on global happiness indicators

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Happiness Prescribed" - Wall Street Journal. 04/03/2012.

Recently the United Nations has begun looking into the factors that contribute to a nation's well-being and happiness. In this opinion piece, Ron Inglehart is quoted on his findings from the WVS: "Generally, a rising global sense of freedom in the last quarter-century has eclipsed the contribution of pure economic development to happiness."

Researcher:

Ronald F. Inglehart

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